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Special 58 A City of Cathay - Handscroll Close-up Views Postage Stamps (1969)

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Stamp SN D058
Stamp Name Special 58 A City of Cathay - Handscroll Close-up Views Postage Stamps (1969)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Mammals, Calligraphy & Paintings
Issue date 1969-05-20
Suspersion date
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 51x36
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer Printing Bureau of the Ministry of Finance, Japan
Drawer
Designer
Photographer Liu Pao-chin
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition S58.1-58.2 6×5
S58.3-58.5 5×10
Print color
Process Photogravure
Paper Photogravure stamp paper
Back
Perforation 13 1/2


  Continuing 〝A City of Cathay-A Famous Handscroll Painting in Palace Museum Stamps〞issued on June 18, 1968, another set of 〝A City of Cathay〞Handscroll Close-up Views Postage Stamps was released with special features of ancient Chinese social life selected from this handscroll as the central designs. A pair of 1.00 stamps was printed produced in a strip showing a bridal parade from the handscroll. The three other stamps of 2.50, 5.00 and 8.00 feature an emigrant ox cart, an art gallery, and a roadside eating place from the painting respectively.